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Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010
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MBA section news

Property Law Section Council Meeting; General Practice, Solo & Small-Firm Section Council open meeting; Criminal Justice Section open meeting; Municipal Tax & State Tax Practice Groups; Public Law Section Council open meeting

Property Law Section Council Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 5:30-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The Property Law Section Council is sponsoring a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the MBA, 20 West St., Boston.

Jared D. Correia, Esq. of the Law Office Management Assistance Program, Boston, will speak on the new Data Privacy requirements at 6 p.m. Correia will address the need to have a written information security program in place by March 1, 2010 for every person that has personal information about a resident of the Commonwealth - a requirement which affects most real estate attorneys.

The Property Law Section will then have a brief business meeting, and all section members are welcome to contribute and bring in new ideas for discussion by the Property Law Section.

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General Practice, Solo & Small-Firm Section Council open meeting

How to reach the next level in marketing your law firm

Monday, Feb. 22, 5:30-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Have you seen a decline in referrals and business due to the recession? Have you been looking for a way to take your marketing to the next level? Join the General Practice, Solo & Small-Firm section along with the Law Practice Management section in an open meeting where Gabriel Cheong, Infinity Law Group LLC will discuss ways to market online and in print effectively. He will also touch upon how to hire a good marketing consultant and not be taken for a ride.

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Criminal Justice Section open meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 5:30-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston


The Criminal Justice Section Council is sponsoring an open meeting on featuring Middlesex County District Attorney Gerry Leone as the guest speaker. All section members are invited to attend.

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Municipal Tax and State Tax Practice Groups

Thursday, March 4, 5-6:30 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

The Municipal Tax Practice Group and State Tax Practice Group are sponsoring a joint open meeting featuring guest speaker Thomas W. Hammond Jr., chairman of The Appellate Tax Board.  Please save this date - more information regarding this meeting will be announced in the future.

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Public Law Section Council
open meeting

Tuesday, March 9, 5:30-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Senate Counsel Alice Moore and Administration and Finance Counsel David Sullivan will discuss the legislative process and how public attorneys can effectively interact with counsel at the state house.  Attorneys Moore and Sullivan will review the "mysteries" of the legislative and executive branches as to how a bill advances on the hill, from filing to committee assignment, committee hearings, votes by the two branches of the legislature, reconciliation, final passage and approval by the Governor. They will give pointers on pitfalls to avoid when drafting legislation, effective presentations to legislative committees, and how to assist your clients in the legislative process. They will also review the procedures and pitfalls for requesting special legislation for cities and towns, and discuss policies and executive orders that affect special legislation.

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